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America's Red Rock Wilderness Act of 2009

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A bill to designate as wilderness certain Federal portions of the red rock canyons of the Colorado Plateau and the Great Basin Deserts in the State of Utah for the benefit of present and future generations of people in the United States.


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04/02/2009Introduced in Senate

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Date
04/02/2009Read twice and referred to the Committee on Energy and Natural Resources. (text of measure as introduced: CR S4345-4349)
Action By: Senate
04/02/2009Sponsor introductory remarks on measure. (CR S4344-4345)
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Senate Energy and Natural Resources04/02/2009 Referred to

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Introduced in Senate (04/02/2009)

America's Red Rock Wilderness Act of 2009 - Designates specified lands in the following areas of Utah as components of the National Wilderness Preservation System: (1) Great Basin; (2) Zion and Mojave Desert; (3) Grand Staircase-Escalante; (4) Moab-La Sal Canyons; (5) Henry Mountains; (6) Glen Canyon; (7) San Juan-Anasazi; (8) Canyonlands Basin; (9) San Rafael Swell; and (10) Book Cliffs and Uinta Basin.

Sets forth administrative provisions regarding: (1) filing by the Secretary of the Interior of a map and a legal description of each designated wilderness area with appropriate congressional committees; (2) the exchange of state-owned lands within such areas; (3) federal reservation of water rights; (4) measurement of setbacks for roads with wilderness; (5) authorized livestock grazing; and (6) withdrawal of such lands from disposition under certain public land laws.